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2006

Hyde, Kevin; Jones, J. Greg; Silverstein, Robin; Stockmann, Keith; Loeffler, Dan. Integrating fuel treatments into comprehensive ecosystem management. In: Andrews, P.L., Butler, B.W., comps. Fuels management—how to measure success.
2006 28-30 March; Portland, OR. Proceedings RMRS-P-41. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station: 549-561.


Loeffler, D. Calkin, D.E.; Silverstein, R.P. 2006. Estimating volumes and costs of forest biomass in western Montana using forest inventory and geospatial data. Forest Products Journal. 56(6):31-37.

Silverstein, Robin P.; Loeffler, Dan; Jones, J. Greg; Calkin, Dave E.; Zuuring, Hans R.; Twer, Martin. 2006. Biomass utilization modeling on the Bitterroot National Forest. In: Andrews, P.L., Butler, B.W., comps. Fuels management— how to measure success. 2006 28-30 March; Portland, OR. Proceedings RMRS-P-41. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station: 673-688.

 

2004

Bitterroot Ecosystem Management Research Project. 2004. Eco Report. Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Forestry Sciences Laboratory; Winter. 20 p.

 

2003

Kolb, Peter F.; Pfister, Robert D. 2003. Ecology of Montana Forest Systems. In: Kolb, Peter F. (editor) 2003. The Future of Montana’s Forests: Crafting a vision for landowners and managers of Montana’s Forests EDF with Dr. Peter Kolb for Proceedings of Governor’s Conference, Helena, MT, 2002 May 13-14, Montana Forest and Conservation Experiment Station, School of Forestry, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812. 80 p.

Pfister, R.; Sweet, M. 2003. Standards and applications of an ecosystem diversity framework. 00-JV-11222022-580. RJVA Final Report. 18 p.

 

2002

Bitterroot Ecosystem Management Research Project. 2002-03. Eco-Report. Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Forestry Sciences Laboratory; Winter. 20 p.

Zurring, Hans. 2002.
Extrapolating modeling results from SIMPPLLE and MAGIS to like areas. Phase I. Missoula, MT: University of Montana; Final Report RMRS-00-JV-11222052-527. 13 p.

 

2001

Barrett, Tara M. 2001. Models of vegetative change for landscape planning: A comparison of FETM, LANDSUM, SIMPPLLE and VDDT. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-76-WWW. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 14 p.

Bitterroot Ecosystem Management Research Project. 2001-02. Eco-Report. Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Forestry Sciences Laboratory; Winter. 20 p.

Twer, Martin. 2001. A landscape assessment as foundation for a multiple use planning process for the Bandy Ranch, Ovando, Montana, U.S.A. Münster, Germany: Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster Institut für Landschaftsökologie and Missoula, MT: University of Montana. 94 p. Diploma thesis.

 

2000

Barrett, Tara M.; Jones, J. Greg; Wakimoto, Ronald H. 2000. Forest Service spatial information use for planning prescribed fires.  Western Journal of Applied Forestry. 15 (4): 200-207. Abstract

Bitterroot Ecosystem Management Research Project. 2000-01. Eco-Report. Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Forestry Sciences Laboratory; Winter. 16 p.

Jones, J. Greg; Chew, Jimmie D.; Christianson, Nan K.; Silvieus, David J.; Stewart, Catherine A. 2000. Stevensville West Central Study. In: Smith, Helen Y., ed. 2000. The Bitterroot Ecosystem Management Research Project: what we have learned: symposium proceedings; 1999 May 18-20; Missoula, MT. Proc. RMRS-P-17. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station: 83-90.

Pfister, Robert D.; Sweet, Michael D.. 2000. Developing an ecosystem diversity framework for landscape assessment. In: Smith, Helen Y., ed. 2000. The Bitterroot Ecosystem Management Research Project: what we have learned: symposium proceedings; 1999 May 18-20; Missoula, MT. Proc. RMRS-P-17. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station: 91-96.

Smith, Helen Y., ed. 2000. The Bitterroot Ecosystem Management Research Project: what we have learned: symposium proceedings; 1999 May 18-20; Missoula, MT. Proc. RMRS-P-17. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 154 p.

Zuuring, Hans R.; Chew, Jimmie D.; Jones, J. Greg. 2000. Sequential use of simulation and optimization in analysis and planning. In: Smith, Helen Y., ed. 2000. The Bitterroot Ecosystem Management Research Project: what we have learned: symposium proceedings; 1999 May 18-20; Missoula, MT. Proc. RMRS-P-17. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station: 97-103.

 

1999

Bitterroot Ecosystem Management Research Project. 1999. Eco-Report. Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Forestry Sciences Laboratory; Fall. 20 p.

Sweet, Michael D.; Potts, Donald, Project Directors; Chew, Jimmie, Authorized USDA Representative. 1999. Landscape analysis for planning units. Missoula, MT: University of Montana; Final Report INT-96104-RJVA. Amendment 3. 93 p.

 

1998

Bitterroot Ecosystem Management Research Project. 1998. Eco-Report. Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Forestry Sciences Laboratory; Summer. 12 p.

Keane, Robert E.; Garner, Janice L.; Schmidt, Kirsten M.; Long, Donald G.; Menakis, James P.; Finney, Mark A. 1998. Development of input data layers for the FARSITE fire growth model for the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness complex, USA. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-3. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 66 p.

Pfister, Robert D.; Durgin, Carolyn H. 1998. Integrating landscape ecology and natural resource management: The Bitterroot case. Phase Two. Missoula, MT: University of Montana; Final Report INT-95116-RJVA. Amendment 1. 36 p.

 

1997

Bitterroot Ecosystem Management Research Project. 1997. Eco-Report. Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Forestry Sciences Laboratory; Summer. 12 p.

Chew, Jimmie D. 1997. SIMPPLLE: Integrating knowledge for simulating vegetative patterns and processes at landscape scales. In: Forest Products Society. Forest management into the next century: what will make it work? 1997 November 19-21; Spokane, WA. Proc. p. 181.

Jones, J. Greg. 1997. MAGIS: A landscape level integrated planning tool. In: Forest Products Society. Forest management into the next century: what will make it work? 1997 November 19-21; Spokane, WA. Proc. p. 180.

McMenus, Kerry J. 1997. Planning tools for ecosystem management. In: Forest Products Society. Forest management into the next century: what will make it work? 1997 November 19-21; Spokane, WA. Proc.: 41-49.

Pfister, Robert. 1997. Defining and designing future forest landscapes. Draft copy. 27 p. + figs.

Sweet, Michael D.; Wall, Kenneth E., Project Directors; Jones, J. Greg, Authorized USDA Representative. 1997. Landscape analysis for planning units. Missoula, MT: University of Montana; Final Report INT-96104-RJVA. 37 p.

Sweet, Michael D.; Wall, Kenneth E., Project Directors; Jones, J. Greg, Authorized USDA Representative. 1997. Spatial and temporal modeling of forest resources at the landscape-level on the Bitterroot National Forest. Missoula, MT: University of Montana; Final Report INT-94914-RJVA. Amendments 3 and 4. 111 p.

 

1996

Bitterroot Ecosystem Management Research Project. 1996. Eco-Report. Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Forestry Sciences Laboratory; Summer. 12 p.

Hartwell, Michael G. 1996. Characterizing historical landscapes and their dynamics through the use of early aerial photography. 9 p.

Pfister, Robert D.; Durgin, Carolyn H.; Carlson, Clinton E. 1996. Integrating landscape ecology and natural resource management: The Bitterroot case. Missoula, MT: University of Montana; Final Report INT-95116-RJVA. 41 p.

 

1995

Bitterroot Ecosystem Management Research Project. 1995. Eco-News. Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Forestry Sciences Laboratory; Summer. 12 p.

Jones, J. Greg; Chew, Jimmie D.; Sweet, Michael D.; Wall, Kenneth E.; Weldon, Leslie A.C.; Carlson, Clinton E. 1995. Bitterroot Ecosystem Management Research Project (BEMRP): Landscape analysis to support ecosystem management. In: Thompson, Joyce Elma, comp. Analysis in support of ecosystem management: analysis workshop III; 1995 April 10-13; Fort Collins, CO. Proc. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Ecosystem Management Analysis Center: 220-229.

Pfister, Robert D. Landscape ecology synthesis for the Stevi-WC geographic area. Missoula, MT: University of Montana; Final Report INT-94905-RJVA. 104 p.

Sweet, Michael D.; Wall, Kenneth E., Project Directors; Jones, J. Greg, Authorized USDA Representative. 1995. Spatial and temporal modeling of forest resources at the landscape-level on the Bitterroot National Forest. Missoula, MT: University of Montana; Final Report INT-94914-RJVA. 72 p.


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